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Hudson’s Bay may abandon plan to go private

The decision to consider scrapping the offer comes after preliminary tallies showed it had fallen short of the necessary support from investors to proceed with the transaction.

UK online sales fall while Canada's ecommerce sales rise

Consumers have been a strong point for the U.K. economy as Brexit uncertainty eats away at investment and business confidence. However, Canada's report falls short of economist expectations for a larger rebound and may suggest higher debt servicing costs are hindering consumer consumption.

A young tools manufacturer goes international on Amazon

ToughBuilt Industries, a 7-year-old designer, manufacturer and distributor of tools and equipment for construction workers, is building out an international market strategy with country-specific stores on Amazon.
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Hudson’s Bay wants to go private

The shareholder deal would allow chairman Richard Baker and his partners to continue the company’s turnaround efforts outside the glare of public markets.

Why retailers should pay attention to Pinterest’s IPO

Pinterest’s new features and the goals it has outlined as it prepared to public show that it is moving rapidly to become a more effective advertising platform for retailers. Pinterest is embracing artificial intelligence and empowering retailers to run campaigns for each part of the purchase funnel.

Canada orders an end to the postal strikes

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business and online retailers such as eBay Canada had called on the government to force an end to rotating work stoppages that left depots clogged with unsorted packages.
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